Event Planner Job Description

Event Planner Job Description

May 17th, 2019

Event Planners, also known as Event Coordinators or Event Specialists, are responsible for organizing and managing every aspect of an event. Their duties include conceptualizing theme ideas, planning budgets, booking venues, liaising with suppliers and clients, managing logistics, and presenting post-event reports.

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We are seeking a creative, highly organized Event Planner to help us execute unforgettable events which generate brand awareness, build business relationships, and boost employee morale. You will be responsible for conceptualizing ideas for the events, creating and enforcing budgets, liaising with suppliers, communicating with clients, and ultimately ensuring that each event is flawlessly executed.

As the Event Planner, you should be an expert multitasker with impeccable attention to detail. The best person for this role will have an extraordinary ability to foresee risks and anticipate needs, so that attendees are impressed and entirely satisfied by the time each event comes to a close.

Event Planner Responsibilities:

  • Identifying clients' requirements and expectations for each event.
  • Brainstorming and implementing event concepts and themes.
  • Preparing event budgets and processing invoices.
  • Researching and booking venues.
  • Organizing suppliers, caterers, staff, and entertainment.
  • Coordinating all logistical elements of the event.
  • Managing set-up, tear-down, and clean-up operations.
  • Anticipating attendee needs and making preparations against potential risks.
  • Developing post-event reports on the effectiveness of each event.

Event Planner Requirements:

  • Degree in Hospitality, Public Relations, Management, or related field.
  • Experience in project management with a track record of successful events.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Ability to lead a large team and delegate tasks effectively.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Expert time management skills.
  • Financial savvy, with the ability to adhere to plan budgets and process invoices.

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